Nursery Room Leader

  • Reference: #LLNI1302
  • Date posted: Tuesday, 18 July 2023
  • Location: Ilford IG1
  • Type: Permanent
  • Salary: £24,000-£26,000


Nursery Room Leader

Shiraka Ltd are currently looking for an experienced Nursery Room Leader to join a well established  Nursery in Ilford.  This is a full time, permanent role working 40 hours a week and all year round. 

This is a great opportunity to join a Nursery full of friendly staff with a capacity for about 40 children. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of Level 3 Early years qualification and at least 12 months experience as a Senior Nursery Nurse or Room Leader in a similar role.  Part of this role is to undertake further training which could lead to a Deputy Manager or Third in charge position.  

If you have an enthusiastic and positive attitude along with excellent communication and written skills, and the ability to build strong, supportive relationships with children, parents and staff, then this may be the right opportunity for you.

Nursery Room Leader Skills/Qualifications:

  • Level 3 (or above) full and relevant Childcare Qualification
  • Minimum 1 year post qualification experience
  • Relevant childcare qualifications in accordance with OFSTED guidelines
  • Thorough understanding and knowledge of legislation including EYFS
  • Empathetic, caring and friendly
  • Enthusiastic, positive attitude
  • Patient
  • Proven supervisory and coaching experience

Nursery Room Leader Duties include but not limited to:

  • viewing planning sheets and record keeping of all the staff in your room
  • Ensuring routines are being followed and run smoothly
  • Ensuring new decisions are taken on board and maintained in the room at all times
  • Ensuring that all policies and procedures are being followed by all staff
  • Being an excellent role model to the other staff in your room




  • A great Team to work with
  • Support with further qualification
  • Pension
  • 28 Days Holiday
  • Uniform

If this is of interest to you or you would like to know more information, then apply here and we will be in touch to discuss further.

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